20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Perth
Fly:  25 h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  6 h 45 min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  7 h
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Perth

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Legion of Honor. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning site.

Perth, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Perth to San Francisco. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get some historical perspective at Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel. Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

1
day
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 3rd (Mon), hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip builder site.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 40°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park trip app.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take a stroll through The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in June since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Abbot Kinney Boulevard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Hammer Museum and Annenberg Space for Photography. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains & Third Street Promenade). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and get a taste of the local shopping with Montana Avenue.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour builder website.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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